A biopic on Jayalalitha to release in 2019

By ANI | Mumbai

He further mentioned that prominent actors from Bollywood and the southern film industry are set to star in the movie


A biopic on late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalitha is set to be released in 2019. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to make the announcement. He informed that the film will hit the theatres on her birthday February 24, 2019.

He wrote, "#BreakingNews: Vibri Media - producer of #83TheFilm and #NTRBiopic - to produce #JayalalithaBiopic in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu... The producers plan to launch the movie on Jayalalitha's birth anniversary: 24 Feb 2019... The first look will also be released on the same day... contd."

He further mentioned that prominent actors from Bollywood and the southern film industry are set to star in the movie. Jayalalithaa, popularly known as 'Amma' breathed her last on December 5.

Born on February 24, 1948, in Mandya district in then Mysore State (now Karnataka) in a Tamil Iyengar Brahmin family, Amma stepped into showbiz in 1961 with an English film 'Epistle.' In her two-decade-long acting career, Jayalalithaa appeared in a whopping 140 films in different languages. In the same year (1961), she debuted in a Kannada film 'Sri Shaila Mahathme', as a child artist.

A year later, she did her first Hindi flick 'Man-Mauji,' where she danced in a three-minute sequence with Kumari Naaz. Two years later, in the year 1964, Amma finally started her journey as a lead actress with a movie like 'Chinnada Gombe' in Kannada, 'Manushulu Mamathalu' in Telegu and in 1965 with Tamil film 'Vennira Aadai.'

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